Netease Sports reported on October 15:
At 2:45 am on October 15th, Beijing time, the fourth round of the 2020/21 UEFA Europa League group stage will be held. One of the focus games will be held in Group A and Group C, and Portugal will face it.
In the history of international A-level competitions, the two sides have played against each other 19 times. Portugal has 6 wins, 6 draws and 7 losses and is slightly weak, scoring 22 goals and losing 29 goals. Although the record of the two teams is at a disadvantage in the historical confrontation, Portugal's record has an absolute advantage in nearly 10 meetings between the two sides, with 5 wins, 4 draws and 1 loss. This game is the second match between the two teams in this UEFA Europa League. Portugal defeated Sweden 2-0 in the first round of the group stage.
The Portuguese trump card Ronaldo was absent from the campaign due to being diagnosed with new crown virus pneumonia.
In the 26th minute, Bernardo Silva missed a long shot from outside the penalty area. In the 35th minute, Janssen sent a precise long pass. Lustig inserted the ball from the right and swept the penalty area. Berry stopped the ball and adjusted his right foot to shoot at the right post. Portugal escaped.
In the first minute of a midfield injury, Carvalho crossed from the left. Bernardo Silva shot the ball from the front of the penalty area. The angle was too straight and was easily confiscated by Olsen. One minute later, Portugal's backcourt pass error was interrupted. After receiving a pass from his teammate in the middle of the penalty area, Bailey hit the goal and put an anti-aircraft gun. At the end of the first half, Portugal temporarily leads Sweden 2-0.
In the second half, the two sides changed sides to fight again. In the 48th minute, Kulusevsky made a pass from the right, Berry nodded the goal, and Patricio flew to save the ball. In the 53rd minute, Bernardo Silva was blocked after receiving a cross from his teammate at the front of the penalty area. In the 56th minute, Patricio's long-range shot from outside the penalty zone was resolved by Patricio. In the 59th minute, a Portuguese corner kick was taken. Pepe nodded before and then rubbed the ball. Jota took the ball and missed it. In the 65th minute, Isaac picked a free kick to pass the penalty area, and Ekdal hit the goal with his right foot above the crossbar.
In the 67th minute, Bernardo Silva went straight, Felix hit the penalty area and hit the door with his right foot. In the 70th minute, a Swedish free kick was taken. Kulusevsky's header from the right side of the penalty area flew through, and Berry's header relay in front of the goal was confiscated by Patricio.
In the 75th minute, Kulusevsky scored the ball and Bailey got the ball from the left side of the penalty area. Ekdal inserted an angry shot and scored. The line referee raised the flag to signal offside and the goal was invalid. In the 81st minute, Portugal took a left corner kick, Danilo nodded before the goal was hugged by Olsen. In the 84th minute, Benterson made a pass from the left, and Isaac's header was again saved by Patricio. Since then, neither party has made any achievements. At the end of the game, Portugal defeated Sweden 3-0.
Both sides' lineup:
Sweden (4-4-2): 1- Olsen/2- Lustig (55'12-Johansson), 18-Janssen, 3- Lindelof, 5-Bentsson/15- Kulusevsky, 20-Christopher, 8-Ekdal, 17-Clesson/9-Berry, 22-Quisen (62'11-Isaac)
瑞典（4-4-2）：1-奥尔森/ 2-吕斯蒂格（55'12-约翰逊），18-詹森，3-林德尔洛夫，5-本特森/ 15-库鲁谢夫斯基，20-克里斯托弗，8-埃克达尔，17- Clesson / 9浆果，22-Quisen（62'11-Isaac）